A Taliban suicide bomber today killed 14 Nepalese security guards in a blast targeting Kabul minibus. Nine other people were wounded, including five Nepalese and four Afghans in the blast.
Nepal today strongly condemned Taliban-led suicide attack on the minibus. Nepali Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli condemned the attack on Nepali people and expressed grief over the loss of lives. Five others were also injured in the attack.
“I am shocked to hear that 14 Nepalis were killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan. I express my heartfelt condolences to their kin,” Oli said in a tweet.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa condemned the incident dubbing it a “heinous crime against innocent people”.
Main opposition leader at the Parliament and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has also expressed condolence to the bereaved families, adding he was shocked by the incident.